Central America

Central America

Repeal of Model Cities in Honduras provokes threats from the US

Senators and the U.S. Department of State call for the repeal of ZEDES and threaten Honduras for breach of trade agreements

In Honduras, Chortí Maya cemetery is swallowed up by Aura Minerals

"they wrecked the cemetery, dug up graves, all to make it look like they’d exhumed all the bodies"

Guatemala: Carbon, the Metric of Displacement in Petén

“I believe in conservation, but it must recognize the rights of communities and the possibility of their development,”

The commercial architecture of conservation in Petén

In the northern lands of Petén, Guatemala, a conglomerate of non-governmental organizations, including The Nature Conservancy, Wildlife Conservation Society, Rainforest Alliance and World Wildlife Fund-along with with their local partners and the financial support of institutions like the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)-are promoting the commodification of nature.

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Renewable Energy: Reconfiguring Dispossession in Latin America

Economic policies for the energy transition in Latin America continue to reproduce old patterns of dispossession

Repeal of Model Cities in Honduras provokes threats from the US

Senators and the U.S. Department of State call for the repeal of ZEDES and threaten Honduras for breach of trade agreements

Yaqui Political Prisoner, Fidencio Aldama, Receives Fourteen Year Prison Sentence

His legal team will appeal the criminalization of the Indigenous Yaqui who is imprisoned for defending his territory